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SMU receives $45 million gift from the Meadows Foundation

The Meadows Foundation, Inc. has pledged $45 million to SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts and the Meadows Museum, the largest single gift in SMU history. With this commitment, The Meadows Foundation has provided more than $100 million to the

SMU Meadows presents “Meadows At The Meyerson”

SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts will present its 22nd annual benefit concert, “Meadows at the Meyerson 2015,” at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. in Dallas. Held each spring, the concert

SMU camps provide skills, experience – and summer fun

As North Texas parents look ahead to the summer break, Southern Methodist University prepares its annual slate of summer camps. Kids and teens have the opportunity to participate in athletic programs, learn with LEGO® and explore interests in everything from

SMU students take annual Civil Rights Pilgrimage across South

When 50 SMU students boarded a chartered bus and van on March 6 bound for Selma, Ala., they followed the legacy of 50 other SMU undergraduate and Perkins School of Theology students who rode through the night to meet Martin

SMU scholarship to honor memory of slain Dallas civil rights icon Santos Rodriguez

The Latino Center for Leadership Development is leading a funding challenge for an SMU human rights scholarship to honor the memory of Santos Rodriguez, a 12-year-old boy whose 1973 shooting death by a Dallas police officer remains one of the

SMU Environmental Society makes being ‘green’ look easy

Environmental awareness is growing across local campuses and for over a decade, Southern Methodist University in Dallas has had its own student organization broadcasting the green message. The SMU Environmental Society is a student-run organization that educates students about ways to

SMU’s National Center for Arts Research creates index to measure arts vibrancy of metropolitan areas

SMU’s National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) has released its first annual Arts Vibrancy Index.  The index ranks more than 900 communities across the country. Vibrancy is measured as the level of supply, demand and government support for arts and culture

Bitcoin scams steal at least $11 million in virtual deposits

Fraudulent schemes have scammed at least $11 million in Bitcoin deposits from unsuspecting cyber customers over the past four years, according to new cyber security research from Southern Methodist University. Bitcoin is the digital world’s most popular virtual currency, with millions

SMU dedicates new tennis complex

Dallas (SMU) – SMU dedicated its new 45,000-square-foot tennis complex Feb. 20, opening a competition-level facility for practice, training and tournament play. The complex will be home to SMU’s top-ranked men’s and women’s tennis teams and will provide a premier venue

SMU Cox Latino Leadership Initiative provides insights

SMU Cox Latino Leadership Initiative (LLI) held its inaugural symposium on Friday, February 13, at the SMU Cox Collins Executive Education Center.  The event highlighted “Engaging Latinos through Social Media,” and discussed the intersection of today’s information technology and demographic

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